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When lovers touch, their breathing, heartbeat syncs, pain wanes, study shows

08:53 EDT 21 Jun 2017 | Science Daily

When an empathetic partner holds a lover's hand, their heart rates and breathing rates sync and her pain subsides, new research shows. Authors say such 'interpersonal synchronization' could play a role in the analgesic impacts of touch.

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